It is believed that if you look good, you automatically feel good. With our busy lives and packed schedules, one might think that “dressing up” should be the least of their concern. Some people say that they don’t care about how they look or what they wear, but others might. People generally judge others based on their outer appearance and then make a move to interact with them, because a lot can be revealed about a person’s personality and identity by the way he/she dresses. Therefore, to make the task easier and handy for you, we have come up with a list of all the “classic essentials” that one can rely upon all of the time. No matter if your aesthetic is chic or glamorous or vintage, these few items from the wardrobe can never go out of style and will always make you look and feel more bold and confident out there!
So here are some classic “must-haves” in your wardrobe:
- Basic tees- a black and a white
Nothing can compensate for the comfort and the chic appearance that a simple tee can provide. It can be worn with a pair of blue or black denim with absolutely any sort of footwear according to your comfort because the outfit screams “BASIC & COMFY”.
2. A well fitted and good quality jeans
“Quality over Quantity” stands true in the case of jeans. A good pair of jeans may cost you a little fortune but they won’t ever disappoint you. Choose a pair according to your style (could be skinny, straight fit, or boot cut jeans) and comfort. So, investing in a pair of jeans that you will wear over a hundred times, is pretty justifiable.
3. Classic white shirt
A white shirt is something that you don’t want missing in your closet. A plain white shirt is like a blank canvas; you can get experimental with it and can style it according to your wish. This specific item in your wardrobe can be worn as a professional outfit as well as, can be paired up with a lehenga and statement jewelry to make the look traditional!!
4. A good pair of sneakers or Converse
If you walk around a lot and need comfort along with style, sneakers are your safest option. A good pair of sneakers or converse can be paired up with any combination of outfits starting from basic jeans and a t-shirt to cute sundresses and skirts. Shoes, in general, are preferred over any other footwear because they are extremely comfortable and provide support to your feet while you do all your daily activities like running to catch a train or jumping up and down at a gig.
5. An LBD (Little Black Dress)
The mere idea of an LBD is exciting and owning one makes your wardrobe much more exciting. Confused about what to wear at your friend’s cocktail party? Want to go on a date but have nothing to wear? A formal meeting in the office? Don’t you worry, because a black dress can be a simple solution to all of your problems!
6. A basic ribbed tank top of your favorite color
Tank tops are quite basic and a decent item of clothing that can be worn idly or under an open shirt. This adds charm and that boldness to your personality and makes you stand out in the public. If coupled with the right accessories according to the celebration or the event, it gives out proper chic vibes.
7. Classic jewelry wardrobe
This is the secret ingredient reveal!! Accessories add spice to any outfit. A proper choice of jewelry, according to your aesthetic and the outfit, can make you look 10 times more approachable and confident. Be it a simple diamond stud, a pair of golden hoops, or even a simple layering necklace; a piece of good statement jewelry always leaves its mark. It jazzes up your outfit and makes you look amazing with literally fewer efforts on the way.
One never gets too old for a pretty, summery sundress! This item, in particular, should be on the top of your “summer wardrobe essential” because it gives out the perfect summer vibes. The light, breathable and flowing material of the sundress not only makes it look cute but also stylish at the same time.
9. A classic blazer
Though we don’t wear blazers that often, having one go-to blazer that can be worn at an important office event or even on a casual date, can make a lot of difference. Blazers in particular represent power and authority. They not only make one feel confident but also authoritative. A proper, sleek fitted blazer can add an edge to your whole outfit and personality.
10. Denim jacket
Denim jackets are timeless! Perfect for casual occasions like brunch with your friends or a weekend movie show, a denim jacket is the best pick for almost all occasions and is thus, an essential pick for your wardrobe. There are different colors and a wide variety of options available in the section of jackets, but the most versatile of them all is the light-washed, blue denim jacket.
These were some essential yet classic items that one MUST have in their closet. Clothing is one area where you can experiment with all the different styles and make multiple combinations of outfits to see what suits your need the most. Dressing is a form of self-care. A well-dressed person is likely to be more creative and in a good mood just because they feel good about themselves. There are so many reasons that can lighten your boring and mundane day by just doing some everyday dress-up routine!
Start experimenting with your style. Think outside the box and make your outfit stand out and unique because people will stare, so better make it worth their while.